Dec 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
the temperatures. atlanta, no higher than 12 degrees. in the west, generally quite quiet. seattle should get up to around 8 degrees. you can see the breezes here stretching all the way down toward panama in the best -- west. generally it's sell thed and should stay fine. further south, plenty of showers as usual over many parts of south america and monday we're going to see plenty of them in the northern parts of argentina. that will clear away as we head into tuesday and bind -- behind it, it's going -- going to turn >> hello, again. a reminder of the main stories here on al-jazeera. a debate in uppedway in the u.s. congress on how to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. earlier, president obama spoke on how to avoid the budget crisis. and turkey's prime minister has said the war in syria will soon be over. he made the comments as he visited refugee camps on the turkish border. protesters in india who have been calling for harsher punishments for rapists have been holding a candlelit vigil in the capital the they gathered in new delhi -- delhi to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim.